Period
to 19 June 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > London
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 59 44
Rank change year-on-year -5 -15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1,899 1,531 3,235
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.85% 4.49% 5.62%
As % of the General category 7.97% 7.41% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,072 1,189 2,376
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,400 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £78,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,700
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.42% +7.40%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 23,837 20,658 35,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.90% 60.54% 62.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16,118 16,476 28,511
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £108,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in London.

Salary trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 19 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 6 months to 19 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -6 224 £75,000 +7.14% 99
West London -21 74 £60,000 -17.24% 43
South London -3 19 £72,500 +11.54% 15
North London +23 6 £60,000 +71.43% 7
East London -3 3 £57,500 +116.98% 23
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 786 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (31.91%) E-Commerce
3 559 (29.44%) Finance
4 456 (24.01%) JavaScript
5 449 (23.64%) Social Skills
6 423 (22.27%) AWS
7 377 (19.85%) Software Engineering
8 314 (16.54%) Java
9 290 (15.27%) Marketing
10 286 (15.06%) Microservices
11 283 (14.90%) Azure
12 269 (14.17%) SQL
12 269 (14.17%) Python
13 268 (14.11%) React
14 250 (13.16%) Kubernetes
15 243 (12.80%) Docker
15 243 (12.80%) Scrum
15 243 (12.80%) Analytics
16 240 (12.64%) User Experience
17 239 (12.59%) DevOps
17 239 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
18 234 (12.32%) GCP
18 234 (12.32%) Node.js
19 223 (11.74%) Test Automation
20 209 (11.01%) HTML
21 204 (10.74%) CSS
22 203 (10.69%) Banking
23 200 (10.53%) C#
24 190 (10.01%) Mentoring
25 186 (9.79%) Analytical Skills

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 90 (4.74%) CMS
2 74 (3.90%) Confluence
3 43 (2.26%) Apache Spark
4 24 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 18 (0.95%) Apache
5 18 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (0.95%) Jupyter
6 15 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
7 14 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (0.68%) Apache Solr
8 13 (0.68%) WordPress
9 10 (0.53%) IBM Domino
10 9 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (0.47%) Red Hat Fuse
10 9 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.42%) nginx
12 7 (0.37%) SAS
13 6 (0.32%) IIS
13 6 (0.32%) Moodle
13 6 (0.32%) Totara
Applications
1 45 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.74%) Sketch
5 10 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.47%) InVision
6 9 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.42%) Figma
8 7 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.26%) InDesign
10 4 (0.21%) 3ds Max
10 4 (0.21%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.21%) Blender
10 4 (0.21%) Maya
10 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.053%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.053%) EViews
12 1 (0.053%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 45 (2.37%) Shopify
2 39 (2.05%) Magento
3 30 (1.58%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.90%) NetSuite
5 13 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.58%) MetaTrader
7 10 (0.53%) SAP Business One
8 9 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.47%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (0.32%) Sentinel
10 4 (0.21%) Maximo
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 4 (0.21%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 423 (22.27%) AWS
2 283 (14.90%) Azure
3 234 (12.32%) GCP
4 129 (6.79%) Serverless
5 127 (6.69%) SaaS
6 54 (2.84%) AWS Lambda
7 46 (2.42%) Firebase
8 45 (2.37%) Dynamics 365
9 40 (2.11%) Microsoft 365
10 36 (1.90%) Power Platform
11 31 (1.63%) Azure Functions
12 30 (1.58%) Stackdriver
13 29 (1.53%) GitHub
14 27 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
15 26 (1.37%) Google Analytics
16 25 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
16 25 (1.32%) Amazon ECS
17 24 (1.26%) Amazon S3
18 18 (0.95%) PaaS
19 17 (0.90%) Cloud Functions
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.42%) HTTP
2 31 (1.63%) Network Security
3 28 (1.47%) Internet
4 22 (1.16%) Firewall
5 16 (0.84%) Skype
6 7 (0.37%) Unified Communications
7 6 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.26%) DNS
8 5 (0.26%) Intranet
9 3 (0.16%) Broadband
10 2 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.11%) DHCP
10 2 (0.11%) DSL
10 2 (0.11%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.11%) SAN
10 2 (0.11%) SSH
10 2 (0.11%) VLAN
10 2 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.053%) AMQP
11 1 (0.053%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
2 118 (6.21%) SQL Server
3 114 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 101 (5.32%) MySQL
5 98 (5.16%) Relational Database
6 86 (4.53%) MongoDB
7 76 (4.00%) Big Data
8 46 (2.42%) Tableau
9 45 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 44 (2.32%) Redis
11 40 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
12 37 (1.95%) BigQuery
13 34 (1.79%) Data Lake
14 31 (1.63%) Power BI
15 25 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
17 22 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
18 19 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 17 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 168 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 115 (6.06%) JIRA
3 103 (5.42%) Jenkins
4 39 (2.05%) Selenium
5 33 (1.74%) Cypress.io
6 31 (1.63%) Maven
6 31 (1.63%) Mocha
7 29 (1.53%) GitLab
8 24 (1.26%) Protractor
8 24 (1.26%) Visual Studio
9 23 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 21 (1.11%) webpack
11 19 (1.00%) SonarQube
12 18 (0.95%) Bitbucket
12 18 (0.95%) Jasmine
13 15 (0.79%) RSpec
14 14 (0.74%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.74%) Gradle
15 13 (0.68%) Postman
15 13 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 559 (29.44%) Finance
2 449 (23.64%) Social Skills
3 290 (15.27%) Marketing
4 203 (10.69%) Banking
5 186 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
6 102 (5.37%) Manufacturing
7 68 (3.58%) Public Sector
8 64 (3.37%) Games
9 57 (3.00%) Telecoms
10 53 (2.79%) Presentation Skills
11 51 (2.69%) Automotive
12 45 (2.37%) Influencing Skills
13 42 (2.21%) Front Office
14 35 (1.84%) Legal
15 34 (1.79%) Electronics
16 33 (1.74%) Publishing
17 31 (1.63%) Advertising
17 31 (1.63%) Organisational Skills
18 24 (1.26%) Wearables
19 23 (1.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 412 (21.70%) Developer
2 228 (12.01%) Software Engineer
3 143 (7.53%) Architect
4 108 (5.69%) Analyst
5 105 (5.53%) Senior Developer
6 83 (4.37%) Java Engineer
7 82 (4.32%) React Developer
8 80 (4.21%) Senior Software Engineer
9 78 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
10 77 (4.05%) Project Manager
11 68 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
12 64 (3.37%) Consultant
12 64 (3.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 59 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
14 50 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
15 44 (2.32%) JavaScript Engineer
16 42 (2.21%) Business Analyst
16 42 (2.21%) UI Developer
17 41 (2.16%) Java Developer
17 41 (2.16%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (14.11%) React
2 234 (12.32%) Node.js
3 209 (11.01%) HTML
4 204 (10.74%) CSS
5 175 (9.22%) REST
6 140 (7.37%) AngularJS
7 135 (7.11%) GraphQL
8 122 (6.42%) RESTful
9 117 (6.16%) .NET
10 107 (5.63%) Web Services
11 102 (5.37%) HTML5
12 96 (5.06%) Spring
13 85 (4.48%) Redux
14 84 (4.42%) Kafka
15 79 (4.16%) CSS3
16 66 (3.48%) React Native
17 65 (3.42%) Vue.js
18 64 (3.37%) Jest
19 54 (2.84%) Spring Boot
20 46 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 240 (12.64%) User Experience
2 97 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
3 90 (4.74%) Algorithms
3 90 (4.74%) Mobile App
4 88 (4.63%) FMCG
5 76 (4.00%) Virtual Team
6 62 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
7 61 (3.21%) Management Information System
8 60 (3.16%) Social Media
9 48 (2.53%) iPad
10 45 (2.37%) Blog
11 39 (2.05%) Derivative
12 36 (1.90%) Cloud Native
13 28 (1.47%) Data Structures
14 25 (1.32%) Social Network
15 22 (1.16%) Public Cloud
16 21 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 21 (1.11%) Robotics
17 19 (1.00%) Equities
18 18 (0.95%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 91 (4.79%) Linux
2 55 (2.90%) Android
3 50 (2.63%) Windows
4 39 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.32%) Unix
6 22 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 12 (0.63%) Mac OS
8 11 (0.58%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.21%) CentOS
12 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
13 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.11%) Alpine Linux
14 2 (0.11%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.11%) watchOS
15 1 (0.053%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.053%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 786 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (31.91%) E-Commerce
3 377 (19.85%) Software Engineering
4 286 (15.06%) Microservices
5 243 (12.80%) Analytics
5 243 (12.80%) Scrum
6 239 (12.59%) DevOps
6 239 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
7 223 (11.74%) Test Automation
8 190 (10.01%) Mentoring
9 170 (8.95%) TDD
10 163 (8.58%) Logistics
11 137 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
11 137 (7.21%) Open Source
12 126 (6.64%) Machine Learning
13 122 (6.42%) BDD
14 121 (6.37%) Personalization
15 113 (5.95%) Project Management
16 107 (5.63%) Computer Science
17 104 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 456 (24.01%) JavaScript
2 314 (16.54%) Java
3 269 (14.17%) Python
3 269 (14.17%) SQL
4 200 (10.53%) C#
5 168 (8.85%) TypeScript
6 82 (4.32%) PHP
7 59 (3.11%) Go
8 56 (2.95%) Ruby
9 49 (2.58%) Kotlin
10 43 (2.26%) Scala
11 41 (2.16%) Java 8
12 32 (1.69%) C
13 26 (1.37%) ES6
14 23 (1.21%) C++
15 21 (1.11%) Groovy
16 19 (1.00%) R
17 18 (0.95%) Apple Swift
18 17 (0.90%) Bash Shell
19 16 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 173 (9.11%) Degree
2 43 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (1.53%) PhD
3 29 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 24 (1.26%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (0.74%) CISSP
7 13 (0.68%) CISM
8 9 (0.47%) ACCA
8 9 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.47%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.47%) MCSE
8 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.42%) CISA
9 8 (0.42%) MBA
9 8 (0.42%) PMP
10 7 (0.37%) CCNP
10 7 (0.37%) CRISC
11 5 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (7.69%) QA
2 38 (2.00%) SLA
3 36 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.63%) GDPR
5 30 (1.58%) Accessibility
6 10 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.42%) NIST
9 6 (0.32%) PMO
10 5 (0.26%) GAAP
11 4 (0.21%) Basel III
11 4 (0.21%) COBIT
12 3 (0.16%) COSHH
13 1 (0.053%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.053%) NCSC
13 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.053%) SEPA
13 1 (0.053%) SOC 2
13 1 (0.053%) UCITS
System Software
1 243 (12.80%) Docker
2 13 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.32%) Ceph
6 4 (0.21%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.16%) Postfix
7 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.11%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.11%) vSphere
9 1 (0.053%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.053%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 250 (13.16%) Kubernetes
2 127 (6.69%) Terraform
3 68 (3.58%) Ansible
4 37 (1.95%) Docker Swarm
5 33 (1.74%) Puppet
6 32 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.68%) Prometheus
8 12 (0.63%) Grafana
9 10 (0.53%) SCCM
10 9 (0.47%) Data Guard
10 9 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (0.32%) Galera Cluster
14 5 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
15 4 (0.21%) Istio
15 4 (0.21%) Kibana
16 3 (0.16%) AirWatch
17 2 (0.11%) Consul
Vendors
1 169 (8.90%) Microsoft
2 144 (7.58%) Google
3 71 (3.74%) SAP
4 62 (3.26%) Oracle
5 49 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (1.47%) Adobe
7 25 (1.32%) IBM
7 25 (1.32%) Qubit
8 21 (1.11%) Atlassian
9 19 (1.00%) Apple
9 19 (1.00%) hybris
10 17 (0.90%) Elastic Path
11 16 (0.84%) Sitecore
11 16 (0.84%) Xamarin
11 16 (0.84%) Yahoo!
12 15 (0.79%) JD Edwards
12 15 (0.79%) WorldPay
13 13 (0.68%) Samsung
14 12 (0.63%) BT
15 11 (0.58%) PayPal